• Removal (from) (of)

    • artificial
      • arm Z44.00-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z44.00-

        Encounter for fitting and adjustment of unspecified artificial arm

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • complete Z44.01-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z44.01-

          Encounter for fitting and adjustment of complete artificial arm

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • partial Z44.02-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z44.02-

          Encounter for fitting and adjustment of partial artificial arm

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • eye Z44.2-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z44.2-

        Encounter for fitting and adjustment of artificial eye

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Type 1 Excludes
        • mechanical complication of ocular prosthesis (T85.3)
      • leg Z44.10-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z44.10-

        Encounter for fitting and adjustment of unspecified artificial leg

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • complete Z44.11-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z44.11-

          Encounter for fitting and adjustment of complete artificial leg

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • partial Z44.12-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z44.12-

          Encounter for fitting and adjustment of partial artificial leg

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • breast implant Z45.81
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z45.81

      Encounter for adjustment or removal of breast implant

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Encounter for elective implant exchange (different material) (different size)
      • Encounter removal of tissue expander with or without synchronous insertion of permanent implant
      Type 1 Excludes
      • complications of breast implant (T85.4-)
      • encounter for initial breast implant insertion for cosmetic breast augmentation (Z41.1)
      • encounter for breast reconstruction following mastectomy (Z42.1)
    • cardiac pulse generator Z45.010
      (battery) (end-of-life)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z45.010

      Encounter for checking and testing of cardiac pacemaker pulse generator [battery]

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt Questionable As Admission Dx
      Applicable To
      • Encounter for replacing cardiac pacemaker pulse generator [battery]
    • catheter (urinary) (indwelling) Z46.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.6

      Encounter for fitting and adjustment of urinary device

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Type 2 Excludes
      • attention to artificial openings of urinary tract (Z43.5, Z43.6)
      • from artificial opening - see Attention to, artificial, opening
      • non-vascular Z46.82
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.82

        Encounter for fitting and adjustment of non-vascular catheter

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • vascular NEC Z45.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z45.2

        Encounter for adjustment and management of vascular access device

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Applicable To
        • Encounter for adjustment and management of vascular catheters
        Type 1 Excludes
        • encounter for adjustment and management of renal dialysis catheter (Z49.01)
    • device Z46.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.9

      Encounter for fitting and adjustment of unspecified device

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • contraceptive Z30.432
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z30.432

        Encounter for removal of intrauterine contraceptive device

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • implantable subdermal Z30.46
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z30.46

          Encounter for surveillance of implantable subdermal contraceptive

            2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
          Applicable To
          • Encounter for checking, reinsertion or removal of implantable subdermal contraceptive
      • implanted NEC Z45.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z45.89

        Encounter for adjustment and management of other implanted devices

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • specified NEC Z46.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.89

        Encounter for fitting and adjustment of other specified devices

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Applicable To
        • Encounter for fitting and adjustment of wheelchair
    • drains Z48.03
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.03

      Encounter for change or removal of drains

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • dressing (nonsurgical) Z48.00
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.00

      Encounter for change or removal of nonsurgical wound dressing

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Encounter for change or removal of wound dressing NOS
      • surgical Z48.01
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.01

        Encounter for change or removal of surgical wound dressing

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • external
      • fixation device - code to fracture with seventh character D
      • prosthesis, prosthetic device Z44.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z44.9

        Encounter for fitting and adjustment of unspecified external prosthetic device

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        • breast Z44.3-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z44.3-

          Encounter for fitting and adjustment of external breast prosthesis

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          Type 1 Excludes
          • complications of breast implant (T85.4-)
          • encounter for adjustment or removal of breast implant (Z45.81-)
          • encounter for initial breast implant insertion for cosmetic breast augmentation (Z41.1)
          • encounter for breast reconstruction following mastectomy (Z42.1)
        • specified NEC Z44.8
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z44.8

          Encounter for fitting and adjustment of other external prosthetic devices

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • home in childhood Z62.29
      (to foster home or institution)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z62.29

      Other upbringing away from parents

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • ileostomy Z43.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z43.2

      Encounter for attention to ileostomy

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • insulin pump Z46.81
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.81

      Encounter for fitting and adjustment of insulin pump

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Encounter for insulin pump instruction and training
      • Encounter for insulin pump titration
    • myringotomy device Z45.82
      (stent) (tube)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z45.82

      Encounter for adjustment or removal of myringotomy device (stent) (tube)

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • nervous system device NEC Z46.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.2

      Encounter for fitting and adjustment of other devices related to nervous system and special senses

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Type 2 Excludes
      • encounter for adjustment and management of implanted nervous system device (Z45.4-)
      • encounter for adjustment and management of implanted visual substitution device (Z45.31)
      • brain neuropacemaker Z46.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.2

        Encounter for fitting and adjustment of other devices related to nervous system and special senses

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Type 2 Excludes
        • encounter for adjustment and management of implanted nervous system device (Z45.4-)
        • encounter for adjustment and management of implanted visual substitution device (Z45.31)
      • visual substitution device Z46.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.2

        Encounter for fitting and adjustment of other devices related to nervous system and special senses

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Type 2 Excludes
        • encounter for adjustment and management of implanted nervous system device (Z45.4-)
        • encounter for adjustment and management of implanted visual substitution device (Z45.31)
        • implanted Z45.31
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z45.31

          Encounter for adjustment and management of implanted visual substitution device

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • non-vascular catheter Z46.82
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.82

      Encounter for fitting and adjustment of non-vascular catheter

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • organ, prophylactic (for neoplasia management) - see Prophylactic, organ removal
    • orthodontic device Z46.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.4

      Encounter for fitting and adjustment of orthodontic device

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • staples Z48.02
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.02

      Encounter for removal of sutures

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Encounter for removal of staples
    • stent
      • ureteral Z46.6
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.6

        Encounter for fitting and adjustment of urinary device

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
        Type 2 Excludes
        • attention to artificial openings of urinary tract (Z43.5, Z43.6)
    • suture Z48.02
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z48.02

      Encounter for removal of sutures

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Encounter for removal of staples
    • urinary device Z46.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z46.6

      Encounter for fitting and adjustment of urinary device

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Type 2 Excludes
      • attention to artificial openings of urinary tract (Z43.5, Z43.6)
    • vascular access device or catheter Z45.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z45.2

      Encounter for adjustment and management of vascular access device

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Encounter for adjustment and management of vascular catheters
      Type 1 Excludes
      • encounter for adjustment and management of renal dialysis catheter (Z49.01)